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NCJ Number: 66020 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: GUIDE TO REDUCING ENERGY USE - BUDGET COSTS, VOLUME II LOCAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Author(s): S O BROOKS; S GUENTHER; E S WOOD; T GRAVES
Corporate Author: National Assoc of Counties (NACo)
United States of America

United States Conference of Mayors
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 71
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Counties (NACo)
Washington, DC 20001
United States Conference of Mayors
Washington, DC 20006
US Dept of Energy
Washington, DC 20545
Contract Number: EM-78-G-01-5251
Sale Source: National Assoc of Counties (NACo)
25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America

United States Conference of Mayors
1620 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESIGNED TO PROVIDE LOCAL OFFICIALS WITH NEEDED INFORMATION FOR A COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PROGRAM, THIS DOCUMENT COVERS BUILDING ENERGY CONSERVATION, EMPLOYEE TRANSPORTATION, AND ENERGY RESOURCES RECOVERY.
Abstract: THE INITIAL CHAPTER FOCUSES ON EXISTING BUILDINGS AND INCLUDES THE ENERGY AUDIT. IT EXAMINES USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN HOT-WATER HEATERS OR VIA WINDOWS AND CONSIDERED VARIED METHODS SUCH AS THE ENERGY UTILIZATION INDEX (EUI) TO EVALUATE ENERGY CONSERVATION. BUILDING IN AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM TO CONTROL A BUILDING'S MAJOR ENERGY-USING SYSTEMS IS ASSESSED, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION IN SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AND PUBLIC CARE INSTITUTIONS IS ANALYZED. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (BEPS) OF NEW BUILDINGS, CONSERVATION MEASURES THAT CAN BE USED IN PROCUREMENT INCLUDING LIFE-CYCLE COST ANALYSIS, PURCHASE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS, AND POOL PURCHASING. EMPLOYEE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS ARE EXAMINED INCLUDING CARPOOLING, VANPOOLS, INTEROFFICE OR PUBLIC TRANSIT, AND PARKING. DESIGNS FOR FOUR CATEGORIES OF STREET LIGHTING SYSTEMS ARE GIVEN. A FINAL SECTION SUGGESTS STEPS FOR DEVELOPING ENERGY RESOURCE RECOVERY PLANTS. LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXAMPLES OF ENERGY CONSERVATION ARE PROVIDED FOR EACH CHAPTER. APPENDIXES ILLUSTRATE THE CONCEPTS OF EACH CHAPTER WITH DETAILED FORMS, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND TABULAR DATA. A SOLAR/RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCE GUIDE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE GIVEN. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Consumption rates; Electricity; Energy conservation; Energy requirements; Energy resources; Fuels; Gasoline; Governmental planning; Heating fuels; Local government; Long range planning; Urban planning
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